Having problems with your Olympus Mju Tough 8000 Compact Digital Camera ?

It wont turn on to take pictures, it wont boot up. but it will turn on when you want to review the pictures you took.


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Hi,
I experienced the same symptoms, with the exception that the lens cover wasn't opening correctly (I'd boot up to review mode then try and enter shoot mode from there [by turning the dial] in order to see if it was a battery or circuit board issue). I was seeing that the lens cover wasn't closing the full way when the camera went to auto shut off after this procedure. The solution to my problem was as per the below Olympus link:
Lesson learnt: The lens cover motor workings need TLC and should be opened and closed whilst immersed in fresh water periodically to remove any debris, and that the camera is sensitive to issues with the auto lens cover.

http://www.olympus.com.au/content/view/177/78/
No solution but it has happened to me twice now .Have just sent it to Olympus for 2nd time.
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